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Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
announce he's nominating former republican senator chuck hagel as secretary of defense. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the republican party doesn't even like that. kyle law -- kyla? >> reporter: chuck hagel is not getting support. the republican served in congress from 1968 to 2009. during that time, he was run one of the few republicans who spoke out about how then- president george w. bush was handling the war. that's why some are not supporting him. and then some republicans and democrats don't think he will offer enough support to israel. mitch mcconnell has -- has not said if he sports him as secretary of defense. >> do his views make sense for that particular job? i think he ought to be given a fair hearing like any other nominee and he will be. >> reporter: president obama will be speaking in a few hours. we expect to learn more then about his nomination for secretary of defense. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:18. new this morning, interviews with a dozen female soldiers and marines show very little interest in signing up for combat duty. m
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
. senators are furious after president obama nominated former senator chuck hagel to be the new secretary of defense. and as kyla campbell reports, hagel is getting an endorsement that may do more harm than good. >> reporter: dave, several senators say chuck hagel is soft on iran and he's not as committed to keeping the country from developing nuclear weapons. well, today's iran's foreign ministry program says if he leaves the program, he hopes it will improve relations between iran and the u.s. hagel's critics argue he was soft on iran when he served on the foreign relations committee as a u.s. senator. they say iran would welcome him as a leader because they won't fear suffer -- tougher sanctions when this comes to their nuclear program. he has supported u.n. sanctions against iran and believes they are working. hagel says he did not support sanctions that would be imposed by the u.s. alone because he felt that that would just isolate america from having good foreign relations. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama's next nomination expected to be w
FOX
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> time 7:15. >>> secretary of defense nominee chuck hagel received strong support from former secretary of state colin powell. >> he's superbly qualified based on hisoverrual effort and service to -- his overall effort and his service to the country, based on how he feels about troops and families and veterans. i think he will do a great job as secretary of defense. >> hagel can expect tough questions from senators during his confirmation hearing which may begin this week. some senators said they're not comfortable with some of his comments about israel, iran, and gays in the military. >>> former president george h. w. bush could get out of a houston hospital sometime this week. a family spokesman says they're hopeful and they're taking things one day at a time. the 88-year-old former president went into the hospital november 23 to be treated for bronchitis, but he remained there after battling a stubborn fever and a cough. >>> 7:16. lance armstrong says he is ready to speak candidly in his big interview with oprah winfrey today. it's's billed as a no holds barred 90-minute co
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
she couldn't because she was ill. >>> former senator chuck hagel will begin meeting with senators personally and he started yesterday with a long talk with chuck schumer, an influential democrat who said he's decided to support hagel. some republicans are opposed to hagel even though hagel is a republican. he's accused of being soft on iran, weak in his backing for israel and opposed to gay rights. his confirmation hearing will probably happen within weeks. >>> a study found there are almost 3,000 potentially unsafe buildings in the city and 58,000 people living there. research says the buildings will probably fall down in a big quake. most of the buildings on the list have not been verified in person by building inspectors. >>> well, it's not likely that lawsuits in the san bruno explosion will actually go to trial. more than 320 people filed claims. about 120 have already agreed to settlement. lawyerses said in court that this -- lawyers said this could take about 90 i days settle the remaining claims. >>> the man accused of killing five people at a san francisco home last month
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